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Wrap Up: GRSP Asia Seminar 2013 - Targeting Vulnerable Road Users

24 April 2013

Pedestrians, motorcycle, e-bike and bicycle users are the most vulnerable of all road users, accounting for half of all road traffic deaths. Fortunately, there are ways to protect these road users from harm. This year, the Global Road Safety Partnership Asia Seminar 2013 in Manila, the Philippines, hosted nearly 200 road safety experts, practitioners, business representatives and government officials from all over the world who shared ideas, initiatives and best practices to help reduce road deaths and injuries amongst vulnerable road users in the region.

“The Global Road Safety Partnership

Road Traffic Law Enforcement on drink driving and helmet wearing in Cambodia

7 August 2012

Over recent years, as a consequence of rapid growth in urbanisation and motorisation with inadequate road traffic legislation, lack of enforcement, and insufficient road safety education, there has been a gradual increase in road crashes in Cambodia.

According to the Road Crash and Victim Information System (RCVIS) 2011 annual report, more than 1’900 fatalities have been recorded. Motorcyclists, the most vulnerable road users, accounted for 67% of total fatalities.

Road safety to be targeted through strategic advocacy

6 August 2012

Did you know that around the world road traffic injury is the number one leading cause of death for people between the ages of 15-29, and that about 1.3 million people die each year as a result of road traffic injuries? The number of deaths, and the massive impact on individuals, families, health care systems and the economy for those who survive crashes, is immeasurable.

People in ‘developed’ countries often take for granted the safety rules that have been put in place and tightened over the years to save lives.

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